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COLLEGE PROFILE

University of Colorado Boulder

Boulder, CO

Academic Calendar SystemSemester
Summer SessionOffered
General Catalog/BulletinOnline Catalog

UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION

Undergraduate Majors
  • Accounting
  • Advertising
  • Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering
  • Anthropology
  • Applied Mathematics, General
  • Architectural Engineering
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Asian Studies/Civilization
  • Astronomy
  • Biochemical Engineering
  • Biochemistry
  • Broadcast Journalism
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry, General
  • Chinese Language and Literature
  • Civil Engineering, General
  • Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Communication Sciences and Disorders, General
  • Communication and Media Studies, Other
  • Computer Engineering, General
  • Computer Science
  • Dance, General
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Ecology, Evolution, Systematics and Population Biology, Other
  • Economics, General
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Engineering Physics/Applied Physics
  • Engineering, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Design/Architecture
  • Environmental Studies
  • Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
  • Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other
  • Film/Cinema/Video Studies
  • Finance, General
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • French Language and Literature
  • Geography
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • Germanic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • History, General
  • Humanities/Humanistic Studies
  • International/Global Studies
  • Italian Language and Literature
  • Japanese Language and Literature
  • Jewish/Judaic Studies
  • Journalism
  • Linguistics
  • Management Information Systems, General
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music, General
  • Neuroscience
  • Philosophy
  • Physics, General
  • Physiology, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Russian Studies
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Women's Studies
 
Most Popular DisciplinesBiological/life sciences, Social sciences, Business/marketing
Combined Liberal Arts/
Professional Degree Programs
None
Special ProgramsAccelerated program, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Student-designed major, Teacher certification, Cooperative education program, Internships, Semester at sea
Study AbroadOffered
Online DegreesNo online degree programs

CURRICULUM AND GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

General Education/
Core Curriculum
Required
ComputerNot required
Foreign LanguageRequired
Math/ScienceRequired for all students

FACULTY AND INSTRUCTION

Full-Time Faculty1,499
Part-Time Faculty554
Full-Time Faculty with
Ph.D./Terminal Degree
92%
Regular Class Size2-9 students: 10% of classes
10-19 students: 37% of classes
20-29 students: 21% of classes
30-39 students: 11% of classes
40-49 students: 6% of classes
50-99 students: 9% of classes
Over 100 students: 7% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab
Class Size
2-9 students: 10% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 25% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 53% of discussion sections/labs
30-39 students: 10% of discussion sections/labs
40-49 students: 1% of discussion sections/labs
50-59 students: 1% of discussion sections/labs
Over 100 students: 0% of discussion sections/labs

ADVANCED PLACEMENT

International BaccalaureateAccepted
Advanced Placement (AP) ExaminationsAccepted for placement and credit
Sophomore StandingAvailable through AP examinations

ACADEMIC RESOURCES

Libraries
Library Available on CampusYes
Holdings1,650,147
Computing
Computer OwnershipStudents not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus1804
Internet/E-mail AccessNot reported

ACADEMIC SUPPORT SERVICES

Remedial Instruction 
TutoringAvailable
Services for Learning
Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically
Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

GRADUATE/PROFESSIONAL SCHOOL EDUCATION

Master's Degrees Offered
Master of Fine Arts, Master of Music, Master of Science, Master of Music Education, Master of Business Administration, Master of Arts, Master of Engineering
Master's Programs of Study
  • Accounting
  • Aerospace/Aeronautical Engineering
  • Animal Behavior
  • Anthropology
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Architectural Engineering
  • Art History
  • Art/Fine Arts
  • Asian Studies
  • Astrophysics
  • Atmospheric Sciences
  • Biochemistry
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Cell Biology
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemical Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Chinese
  • Civil Engineering
  • Classics
  • Communication Disorders
  • Communication--General
  • Comparative Literature
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Construction Engineering
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Dance
  • Developmental Biology
  • Ecology
  • Economics
  • Education--General
  • Educational Policy
  • Educational Psychology
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Engineering Management
  • Engineering and Applied Sciences--General
  • English
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Environmental Management and Policy
  • Evolutionary Biology
  • Film, Television, and Video Production
  • Finance and Banking
  • French
  • Genetics
  • Geography
  • Geology
  • Geophysics
  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • German
  • Hispanic and Latin American Languages
  • History
  • Hydrology
  • International Affairs
  • Japanese
  • Journalism
  • Kinesiology and Movement Studies
  • Linguistics
  • Management Information Systems
  • Marine Biology
  • Marketing
  • Mass Communication
  • Mathematical Physics
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Media Studies
  • Medical Physics
  • Microbiology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Multilingual and Multicultural Education
  • Museum Studies
  • Music
  • Music Education
  • Neurobiology
  • Oceanography
  • Operations Research
  • Optical Sciences
  • Organizational Management
  • Philosophy
  • Photography
  • Physics
  • Physiology
  • Plasma Physics
  • Political Science
  • Psychology--General
  • Public Policy
  • Religion
  • Spanish
  • Structural Engineering
  • Telecommunications
  • Telecommunications Management
  • Theater
  • Water Resources Engineering
  • Writing
Doctoral Degrees Offered
Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor of Musical Arts, Doctor of Audiology, Juris Doctor
Doctoral Programs of Study
  • Accounting
  • Aerospace/Aeronautical Engineering
  • Animal Behavior
  • Anthropology
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Architectural Engineering
  • Asian Studies
  • Astrophysics
  • Atmospheric Sciences
  • Biochemistry
  • Cell Biology
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemical Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Chinese
  • Civil Engineering
  • Classics
  • Communication Disorders
  • Communication--General
  • Comparative Literature
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Construction Engineering
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Dance
  • Developmental Biology
  • Ecology
  • Economics
  • Education--General
  • Educational Measurement and Evaluation
  • Educational Policy
  • Educational Psychology
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Engineering and Applied Sciences--General
  • English
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Environmental Management and Policy
  • Ethnic Studies
  • Evolutionary Biology
  • Finance and Banking
  • French
  • Genetics
  • Geography
  • Geology
  • Geophysics
  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • Hispanic and Latin American Languages
  • History
  • Hydrology
  • International Affairs
  • Internet and Interactive Multimedia
  • Japanese
  • Journalism
  • Kinesiology and Movement Studies
  • Law
  • Linguistics
  • Management Information Systems
  • Marine Biology
  • Marketing
  • Mass Communication
  • Mathematical Physics
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Media Studies
  • Medical Physics
  • Microbiology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Multilingual and Multicultural Education
  • Music
  • Music Education
  • Neurobiology
  • Oceanography
  • Optical Sciences
  • Organizational Management
  • Philosophy
  • Physics
  • Physiology
  • Plasma Physics
  • Political Science
  • Psychology--General
  • Public Policy
  • Sociology
  • Spanish
  • Structural Engineering
  • Theater
  • Water Resources Engineering
  • Writing
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Average 3.56 3.87 644 651 29
Low 2.30 2.30 490 520 13
High 4.00 5.00 800 800 36
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